CULTURE & CAREERS

Optimal Blue is always looking for self-motivated individuals that will thrive in an environment of innovation. Technical candidates will find smart, dedicated, and collaborative individuals working with the latest technology and industry leading applications. Likewise, if you are a mortgage professional looking to transition industry knowledge into a technology-driven career, you came to the right place! You’ll notice that our culture is one in which employees are truly dedicated to working as a team to shape the future of the dynamic financial technology industry.

COMPETITIVE SALARIES, PTO
& BONUS OPPORTUNITIES

PAID MICROSOFT
TECHNOLOGY TRAINING

401(K) & COMPREHENSIVE
BENEFITS PACKAGES

MODERN WORKSPACE
& CASUAL DRESS

WEEKLY LUNCHES, MASSAGES
& HAPPY HOURS

GREAT TEAM ATMOSPHERE
& COLLABORATIVE CULTURE

Optimal Blue is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity, as well as the contribution of different perspectives that help in building a better company and superlative technology solutions.

We encourage you to explore our open positions below or submit your resume to careers@optimalblue.com.

Open Positions Submit Resume

Job Summary:

We are looking for an Optimal Blue Client Advisor who is responsible for a variety of tasks required to provide support for existing customers.

Detailed Responsibilities:

  • Maintain customer relationships; proactively provide customers with helpful information regarding the system and make suggestions on how to use the system to its full capability
  • Complete defined Client Advisor/Product training to obtain complete understanding of the system
  • Converse with customers by phone addressing any questions, problems, and ongoing training
  • Stay informed on new release changes and new products
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service evidenced by customer feedback and performance reviews
  • Stay informed on industry trends
  • Successfully complete defined product training to obtain complete understanding of the system

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills with a “Get it Done” attitude
  • Premier customer service skills
  • Tech Savvy! You learn new technology quickly, you like to teach others to use technology and you’re always up for learning something new
  • At least two years’ experience in the residential mortgage industry
  • Secondary marketing experience a definite plus
  • Familiarity and experience with mortgage technology including PPEs, LOS, etc.
  • Familiarity and understanding of the loan process from origination to sale
  • Familiarity with investor rate sheets and product guidelines
  • Basic to advanced computer skills
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required

Optimal Blue believes in investing in its employees and therefore provides many benefits for each employee. These benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, casual dress, paid time off, holidays, massages, gym membership, and 401K.

Please send all correspondences to careers@optimalblue.com.

Job Summary:

Don’t miss out on your opportunity to help expand upon the data engineering and analytics initiatives for one of the fastest growing technology companies in the DFW area! Your role will be responsible for developing data products used by our SaaS customers. If you like data, have an analytical mind set and an eye for detail, this is the opportunity for you!

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Be a key contributor in a cross-functional, agile, data engineering and analytics team.
  • Perform data wrangling using a variety of tools and techniques.
  • Develop ETL pipelines using source databases and REST services.
  • Design and build big data analytic applications.
  • Build scalable and supportable data platforms and support the fast-growing data within the business.
  • Integrate with data mining packages (ML, ANNs, Decision Tree, etc.), e.g. the Azure Cortana Intelligence suite
  • Develop, and support the development of, reports and visualizations using Power BI or similar packages.
  • Ensure data quality and integrity through well-defined acceptance criteria and testing.
  • Help shape user stories for new capabilities, ensuring data lineage is well managed as part of the process.

Qualifications:

  • Strong experience in ETL development and backroom processes required.
  • Strong SQL experience, including advanced query concepts and query performance tuning.
  • Experience with standard star schema design and development concepts, including fact table types, grain levels and SCDs required.
  • Experience in cloud computing (PaaS and IaaS) environments; particularly in the Azure cloud.
  • Experience in general-purpose programming language such as C#, Java, or Python.
  • Familiarity with Big Data platforms and pipeline concepts such as Hadoop, Spark, and Kafka.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar degree required.

Optimal Blue believes in investing in its employees and therefore provides many benefits for each employee. These benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, casual dress, paid time off, holidays, massages, gym membership, and 401K.

Please send all correspondences to careers@optimalblue.com.

We are looking for bright and talented individuals to join us in our Software Development team! We are a .Net, agile shop and one of the fastest growing technology companies in DFW. We are in Plano near The Shops at Legacy.

Summary

If these traits describe you, please apply:
Focus on quality & performance
A strong sense of ownership and accountability for the things you build
A desire to produce great quality software while having fun
Out of the box problem solving skills
High energy with a positive attitude and great communication skills
A great team oriented attitude with a drive for success
A desire to learn in a rapid pace environment

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related degree
Will consider Master’s degree candidates in the same fields or related fields
Internships a definite plus
Exposure/experience with Microsoft stack technologies a definite plus

Optimal Blue believes in investing in its employees and therefore provides many benefits for each employee. These benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, casual dress, paid time off, holidays, massages, gym membership, and 401K.

Please send all correspondences to careers@optimalblue.com.

As a key member of the software development team you will work as a part of an Agile software development team to produce cutting edge products for the mortgage industry. You will work with the business, product development, business analysts, quality assurance analysts and other talented developers. You will have ownership over your work and a real voice in the direction the platform takes.

Job Summary:

We are looking for a bright and talented individuals to play a key role in designing, coding, debugging, innovating and testing our award-winning software solutions. The ideal candidate is one who wants to work in a fun, fast paced, diverse Agile environment.

We are experts in our business and we are seeking an additional team member who will contribute to maintaining our standards of excellence and innovation as we continue to grow.

You Have:

  • A focus on quality and performance
  • C# development skills (2 – 7 years) in a SaaS environment
  • A strong sense of ownership and accountability for the things you build
  • Familiarity with distributed and decoupled software architecture
  • A desire to produce great quality software while having fun
  • Out of the box problem solving skills
  • High energy with a positive attitude and great communication skills
  • A great team oriented attitude with a drive for success
  • A desire to learn in a rapid paced environment
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related degree

We Have:

  • A great Agile work environment with the best teammates you have ever worked with
  • An environment that is pushing the limits of technology and finding new ways to apply technology to solving problems
  • Loads of smart people
  • All the great coffee and soda you can drink and a free team lunch every week (it really is free!)
  • Progressive management who fully support Agile, Quality and cutting edge technology
  • An office environment that encourages collaboration
  • A strong company with consistently great growth
  • Exciting projects that require investment and ownership on the part of all team members

Optimal Blue believes in investing in its employees and therefore provides many benefits for each employee. These benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, casual dress, paid time off, holidays, massages, gym membership, and 401K.

Please send all correspondences to careers@optimalblue.com.

Job Summary

This position will be responsible for verification and validation of software developed by the development team. This position will combine manual and automation testing skills. The ideal candidate will be innovative, self-motivated, a quick study and willing to develop new skills while constantly improving existing abilities. They will be responsible for participating in designing, developing, implementing and maintaining a cost effective, long-term automation strategy and framework promoting reusable components, low maintenance costs, high efficiency and scalability. Specific Technologies used are C#, Selenium, Microsoft SQL Database Server (MSSQL) and GIT.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Develops test plans, test cases, strategies and QA metrics in support of test execution.
  • Execute functional, regression, and various other types of testing as appropriate.
  • Gain a firm understanding of business rules and new features being implemented.
  • Estimate test effort and provide updates on remaining work to project team and project management.
  • Develop and maintain smoke, functional and regression test scripts.
  • Effectively employ test automation to reduce testing cycles on repeated tasks.
  • Performs full functional & regression testing on software products.
  • Assist developers on bug fixes, bug isolation, and resolution.
  • Support the use of procedures, policies and systems in testing.
  • Accurately report and manage defects.
  • Actively participate in quality assurance process improvement.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Math, Computer Science, or related subject
  • 3 years of QA experience with experience in automation: API testing experience, Selenium experience, C# experience
  • Experience in Quality assurance/system testing methodologies, including software development cycles, testing processes and standards.
    • Experience with defect tracking tools
    • Strong understanding of testing techniques, approaches, and strategies
    • Web application testing experience
    • Data gathering, compiling and analysis skills.
    • Experience in Agile development tracking tools
    • Experience writing SQL queries
  • Exhibits good judgment, professionalism, and open-mindedness
  • Must be self-motivated, dependable, trainable, and a team player
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and assignments; able to prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Strong attention to details
  • Analytical and problem solving skills with hands-on, “get it done” attitude
  • Self-starter, customer-service oriented and ability to communicate with business partners

Optimal Blue believes in investing in its employees and therefore provides many benefits for each employee. These benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, casual dress, paid time off, holidays, massages, gym membership, and 401K.

Please send all correspondences to careers@optimalblue.com.

Job Summary

This position will be responsible for verification and validation of software developed by the development team. This position will combine manual and automation testing skills. The ideal candidate will be innovative, self-motivated, a quick study and willing to develop new skills while constantly improving existing abilities. They will be responsible for participating in designing, developing, implementing and maintaining a cost effective, long-term automation strategy and framework promoting reusable components, low maintenance costs, high efficiency and scalability. Specific Technologies used are C#, Selenium, Microsoft SQL Database Server (MSSQL) and GIT.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Develops test plans, test cases, strategies and QA metrics in support of test execution.
  • Execute functional, regression, and various other types of testing as appropriate.
  • Gain a firm understanding of business rules and new features being implemented.
  • Estimate test effort and provide updates on remaining work to project team and project management.
  • Develop and maintain smoke, functional and regression test scripts.
  • Effectively employ test automation to reduce testing cycles on repeated tasks.
  • Performs full functional & regression testing on software products.
  • Assist developers on bug fixes, bug isolation, and resolution.
  • Support the use of procedures, policies and systems in testing.
  • Accurately report and manage defects.
  • Actively participate in quality assurance process improvement.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Math, Computer Science, or related subject
  • 3 years of QA experience with experience in automation: API testing experience, Selenium experience, C# experience
  • Experience in Quality assurance/system testing methodologies, including software development cycles, testing processes and standards.
    • Experience with defect tracking tools
    • Strong understanding of testing techniques, approaches, and strategies
    • Web application testing experience
    • Data gathering, compiling and analysis skills.
    • Experience in Agile development tracking tools
    • Experience writing SQL queries
  • Exhibits good judgment, professionalism, and open-mindedness
  • Must be self-motivated, dependable, trainable, and a team player
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and assignments; able to prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Strong attention to details
  • Analytical and problem solving skills with hands-on, “get it done” attitude
  • Self-starter, customer-service oriented and ability to communicate with business partners

Optimal Blue believes in investing in its employees and therefore provides many benefits for each employee. These benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, casual dress, paid time off, holidays, massages, gym membership, and 401K.

Please send all correspondences to careers@optimalblue.com.

What we are looking for:

  • An operational Sr. Database Administrator (DBA)/Database Optimizer/Database Expert who has:
  • Responsibility for the configuration, administration, monitoring, and maintenance of all databases within the company while being a part of a larger team.
  • Knowledge of and expertise with Microsoft SQL Server 2008R2+ in high-volume applications.
  • Experience migrating to and managing SQL platforms in Microsoft Azure.
  • Strong understanding of query optimizations and indexing strategies to maximize performance and minimize maintenance.
  • Solid comprehension of IO limitation and optimizations.
  • Excellent skills in designing and maintaining highly available database platforms.
  • Excellent skills and disaster recovery (DR) solutions including techniques such as mirroring, always on availability groups and log shipping.
  • Keen adherence to implementation and enforcement of database security policies.
  • Availability to participate in an on-call rotation for after-hours production support.
  • Experience managing a distributed environment of databases (1000+ databases).
  • Strong skills building and maintaining database monitoring capabilities.

What we want you to do:

  • Configure, maintain, improve and evolve our SQL database platforms.
  • Assist with migration strategy of all database systems to Microsoft Azure.
  • Monitor performance and availability.
  • Ensure database integrity and standards are fully implemented.
  • Help us implement optimization techniques that will improve overall database performance.
  • Anticipate and manage growth, change and risk.
  • Work with vendors in evaluating and implementing new technologies.

The skills you will need:

  • BE or BS Degree (or higher) in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field.
  • Eight (8) plus years experience in IT Operations with strong understanding of database structures, theories, principles and practices.
  • Five (5) plus years of experience supporting Microsoft SQL Server environments 2008R2 and higher.
  • Experience managing SQL database platforms in Azure (IaaS and Azure SQL).
  • Experience in troubleshooting and resolving blocking and deadlocking, connectivity, availability, and security issues.
  • Experience interpreting “Estimated Execution Plans’ to identify and or resolve performance issues.
  • Strong knowledge of backups, restores, recovery models, shrink operations, clustering, log shipping, mirroring and DR procedures.
  • Powershell experience a plus.
  • Ability to interact with highly-motivated development staff.
  • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks.
  • Work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

Optimal Blue believes in investing in its employees and therefore provides many benefits for each employee. These benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, casual dress, paid time off, holidays, massages, gym membership, and 401K.

Please send all correspondences to careers@optimalblue.com.

Job Summary:

This is a unique position with the operations arm of a mortgage technology company. You will be responsible for daily trade reconciliations/auditing, number review, detailed accuracy and day to day interaction with analysts on the team. If you are a hard worker who loves numbers and enjoys a lively office environment, then this may be the opportunity for you!

Detailed Responsibilities:

Responsible for a variety of tasks, such as:

  • Verbal/electronic confirmation and balancing of MBS trades and investor commitments
  • Addressing and reconciling trade/commitment discrepancies with vendors and customers
  • Execution and transmission of trade assignments
  • Data Entry
  • Ad hoc responsibilities as required

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • An undergraduate degree required (Business, Economics or Finance preferred)
  • Experience using Excel daily for reconciliations, data verification etc.
  • Must be very comfortable working with technology, learning new technology and is very flexible with changes to platforms, tools etc.
  • Candidate must have a strong work ethic, high attention to detail and excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • This position requires the ability to work as part of a team in a trading environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Optimal Blue believes in investing in its employees and therefore provides many benefits for each employee. These benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, casual dress, paid time off, holidays, massages, gym membership, and 401K.

Please send all correspondences to careers@optimalblue.com.

Equal Employment Opportunities

Optimal Blue, LLC its affiliates and subsidiaries (the “Company”) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, pregnancy (childbirth & related conditions), gender, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, national origin to include ancestry, age, disability (mental or physical), marital status, military or veteran status, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the Company complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Optimal Blue participates in the E-Verify program.